“There are so many incredible New Mexico True adventures that are just waiting for you and your family to enjoy,” Martinez said. “New Mexico is the best place in the country to enjoy Independence Day – with events at Elephant Butte Lake, Balloon Fiesta Park, and a variety of festivals around the state – there are so many opportunities to celebrate right here in New Mexico.”
Here are several of the many activities around the state that families can enjoy over the holiday:
Elephant Butte Lake State Park
Las Vegas Fiestas
Smokey Bear Stampede in Capitan
Red, White and Balloons at the Albuquerque Balloon Museum
Head to NewMexico.org to view the full list of 4th of July celebrations and plan your Independence Day weekend today. From Main Street parades to BBQ bonanzas, there are dozens of patriotic celebrations sure to fit your fancy.
“I love a classic 4th of July parade,” Tourism Cabinet Secretary Rebecca Latham said. “New Mexico has so many wonderful villages hosting parades, and it’s such a unique way to take in the flavor of these special places in our state and see them put on display the things that matter most to them.”